Catopsis berteroniana (Schult. & Schult. f.) Mez

Powdery Strap Airplant


Family: Bromeliaceae

Genus: Catopsis

Description: 

Epiphyte. Leaves in rosettes, yellow, coated with white waxy powder.

Described in Catesby's Natural History Volume II plate 77.

History: 

Native to Florida, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean.

Published in Monogr. Phan. (A.DC. & C.DC.) 9: 621 in 1896.

Basionym Tillandsia berteroniana Schult. & Schult.f.


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